Dr Peter Watt


Dr Peter Watt

Contact Details

Telephone Number: 0114 222 0544

Email: p.watt@sheffield.ac.uk


Dr. Peter Watt teaches modules on Latin American Politics, History and Cinema as well as Spanish language. He is coordinator for the Hispanic Studies year abroad and graduate tutor.

He is co-author of Drug War Mexico. Politics, Violence and Neoliberalism in the New Narcoeconomy, Zed Books, 2012.

Peter’s research interests include narcotrafficking and organised crime, white collar crime, issues relating to the protection of human rights, US/Latin American relations, the media and freedom of expression and new social movements in Latin America.

He is currently supervising PhD theses on the drug war in Mexico and representations of Bolivia in the UK media.

He also organises the annual Hispanic Studies Concert.